Hey, I’m Carla! I grew up in between the mighty mountains of Cape Town, South Africa and have recently come to call Melbourne home. I’ve been photographing all sorts of things for the last few years and there’s no doubt that documenting love stories is my favourite.
Other than that I’m a big fan of eating real good food with real good company, binge watching all the documentaries I can find, and scribbling away in a notebook. I’m married to my very best friend who is never short of dad joke and always willing to make me pasta (keeper, I know).
I like for us to feel more like old pals and less like you’re a client. When it comes to shooting weddings, I’m always celebrating with you from behind my camera. I still shed a few tears at almost every wedding I shoot (it’s embarrassing guys). Let’s face it, it’s big – you’re starting a new life. And celebrating an old one. It’s the kind of job that is impossible to take for granted – standing beside strangers who become friends, whose life you get to cheer on from that day forward is the freaking best.
5 Words on my style/ethos
Authentic, story-telling, joyful, adventurous, relaxed
I’m all about those raw and real moments. Moments, moments, moments over stiff and forced posing. All while acknowledging that you’re a regular human being and that being in front of a camera isn’t the most natural thing. I can be super camera-shy too, so I get it. I’ll guide you into positions, give you things to do so that things feel a little more normal. We’ll laugh and chase some golden light and you’ll see that I’m not so bad as a third wheel!
Location and travel policy
I’m Melbourne based, but available for travel!